The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR), is seeking an artist or artist/artist team* to design, fabricate and install site-integrated outdoor artwork for the park in the Little Saigon neighborhood. The selected artist/artist team will be asked to create a permanent artwork that honors the history, cultures, and current experience of the communities that live nearby. The artist/artist team will work with ARTS, SPR, and community engagement partners that include: The Little Saigon Park Advisory Committee led by Friends of Little Saigon and Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDPDA), that consists of about 18 representatives from the community, plus additional organizations.
*Artist teams will be limited to two (2) members.
This call is open to all artists living or working in Washington State who have a connection/relationship to the Chinatown| International District community in Seattle. Relevance of the applicant’s letter of interest and demonstrated connection/relationship to the Little Saigon and/or Chinatown | International District is considered. Artists of color are strongly encouraged to apply. Please see the full call on CaFÉ.
The selected artist will receive a commission of $100,000.00 (including all Washington State Sales/Use Tax), to design, fabricate, and install the artwork, and includes any travel costs.
Deadline 10:59 p.m. Pacific, Tuesday, September 10, 2019. Please allow ample time to complete your application. Do not wait until the last minute. Applications submitted after the 10:59 p.m. deadline will not be accepted.
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